KUOI News — Monday 4.1.2013 03.31.2013
[mp3j track=”https://d3nxndi9b7qvgl.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/KUOI-News-4.1.13.mp3″] A look at UI’s role as both Idaho’s “flagship” and land-grant university, apreview of this year’s Borah Symposium “Sports, War, Peace,”the new 15-credit course load academic advisors are being urged to recommend to students,women’s volleyball standout and U.S. national team hopeful Alyssa Schultz,some ideas to make your April Fools Day’s a success, the …
KUOI News — 3.29.2013 03.29.2013
[mp3j track=”https://d3nxndi9b7qvgl.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/KUOI-News-3.29.13.mp3″] Spring enrollment numbers are in, Corner Club among top 20 “college bars” in the country, Native American film festival in 11th year in Moscow, Idaho football joins the Sun Belt Conference, fight between Vandal and Washington St. football players hospitalizes one, peanut butter cookies and cream ice cream cake recipe, Our View on …
Vandals finally enjoy home-court advantage – After two months of road matches Idaho tennis competes at home Friday against New Mexico State 03.28.2013
The term “road warriors” could be used to describe the Idaho men’s tennis team, which has amassed a 15-2 record despite not competing in a home match all season.
Fields of battle, fields of play — Borah Symposium highlights intersection of sports, war 03.28.2013
Soldiers and athletes are symbols of national pride, according to Lysa Salsbury, co-chair of the Borah Symposium and coordinator of programs at the University of Idaho Women’s Center.
The University of Idaho’s annual Native American Film Festival is an opportunity for people to listen and watch contemporary stories from contemporary Native people, said Janice Johnson, an English and Native Studies professor at UI who helps plan the festival.
Sports briefs 03.28.2013
Ron Verlin named Pacific head coach Fresh off its NCAA Tournament appearance, the University of Pacific hired Ron Verlin, twin brother of Idaho coach Don Verlin, as the mens basketball team’s new head coach.
Moscow’s hottest fashion show is less than a month away, back with more one-of-a-kind designs from some of University of Idaho’s very own student artists.
It’s a Vandal thing 03.28.2013
At first glance, it doesn’t look a typical college hangout — there are bright lights, a few bar stools and tables, no music, a random assortment of University of Idaho memorabilia, a shuffle board and a couple TVs. The Corner Club in downtown Moscow is more than a college hangout or sports bar, and it …
Growing agriculture in the city 03.28.2013
The Moscow City Code does not address urban agriculture well, which is why the Planning and Zoning Commission is looking at ways to create an efficient and productive ordinance, said Mike Ray, Moscow city planner.
Once a year, bearded females come together to dance and lip-sync in front of an audience who attends the annual OUTlaw Drag Show. This year the show is 8 p.m. Saturday at the 1912 Center “The show will consist of some music and dancing and about half way through we have professors and students come …
UI, WSU player claim self-defense 03.28.2013
Following interviews with both parties, Pullman police are reporting that Washington State football player Mansel Simmons and an unnamed Idaho football player are both claiming self-defense after engaging in a fistfight during a party that took place Saturday night in Pullman.
Facing fracking — 2013 Law Symposium opens discussion for community, law students on positive, negative implications of hydraulic fracturing in Idaho 03.28.2013
Last year, the Idaho legislature decided on the balance of power between Idaho state and local government as to who would have control over the citing hydraulic fracturing, according to Associate Professor and 2013 Law Symposium Faculty Adviser Stephen Miller.
Just a year after the crumbling of the Western Athletic Conference, the University of Idaho has found a new football home.
When opportunity knocks — School of Music Director Kevin Woelfel steps down to pursue entrepreneurship 03.28.2013
As the University of Idaho goes through changes with President M. Duane Nellis leaving for Texas Tech University, the Lionel Hampton School of Music is going through its own transition.
University expects ‘seamless transition’ 03.28.2013
Although President M. Duane Nellis will leave the University of Idaho in June, business is set to continue as usual.
When Nick DiMico was appointed director of safety and violence prevention for ASUI, he said one of his goals was to increase community involvement with violence prevention programs.
Flagship or land-grant? — How UI balances responsibilities of being labeled both ‘flagship’ and land-grant 03.28.2013
It has been a year since the University of Idaho community ensured UI was known as the state’s “flagship” university, its premier research school.
Do you ever experience nutrition whiplash? We are bombarded by nutrition information everyday, making it overwhelming to consider what is fact and what is fiction. According to the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2012 “Food & Health Survey,” 52 percent of Americans believe figuring out how to eat healthy is harder than figuring out how …
Off the cuff 3/29 03.28.2013
Fun FactStarbucks doesn’t stir your coffee unless you ask them to. Apparently they’re supposed to pour the milk fast enough to stir it, but that doesn’t always work. –Britt Fun FactDon’t go to Starbucks. –Sean Murica the draw at Azteca Wednesday and the subsequent ESPN ratings numbers show just how far the sport of soccer …
Since no real “horse whisperer” divining the sexual consent of Kentucky Derby winners exists, we can dismiss the impending-bestiality objection to same-sex marriage without second thought. A related contention, that a society allowing homosexuals to marry will breed polygamy, can be dismissed with similar expediency.
A patriarchal view of rape 03.28.2013
Rape has been on the minds of Americans for the past year, with congressmen running their mouths about “legitimate” rape during the past election cycle, overwhelming protests in India regarding the brutal gang-rape and beating of a 23-year-old university student — which resulted in her death — and, locally, with current prosecution of former University …
In good hands 03.28.2013
A top-quality university begins with top-quality administrators who understand the value of education and put their personal interests aside to accomplish what is best for faculty, staff and students. The University of Idaho Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Dean of the College of Law Don Burnett interim president of UI. Burnett will …
From 2D to 3D – University of Idaho houses two 3D printers for students to gain experience using 03.28.2013
The University of Idaho continues to stay up-to-date with technology by having not one, but two 3D printers on campus for students to gain experience with.
Around the world in two hours – Global Block Party teaches students culture and economy of various countries 03.28.2013
The Living Learning Communities transformed into different countries and even opened a stock market for a global block party Sunday evening.
The University of Idaho community has been buzzing for over a month now about what might be the biggest gig in Finalsfest history — Macklemore, who will rock the Kibbie Dome on May 3.